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Take a look at your state. Are you in a battleground?
Interactive Electoral Race Map (It's not really as good as it makes it look for Kerry IMO.)
If not, vote your conscience with a clean conscience!
If you are, consider your vote carefully please.
Originally posted by Flinx
I know this is a old argument that no one's going to listen too, but a vote for a third party IS a vote wasted. We don't have a parlimentary system like Canada where a vote for a third (or fourth) party equals seats in the legislature. In our INFERIOR system, a vote for a third party just goes into the void. The only way things would change is if a massive amount of voters (60-70 percent) selected a third party candidate and elected him or her President.
So to repeat the old line: a vote for Nader is a vote for Bush. On the other hand a vote for the Facsio-Theocratic...I mean Consitution party is a vote for Kerry. As for the Libertarians....I suppose the it depends on whether the voter is a more liberal Libertarian or a more conservative Libertarian.
Now can you really tell me that a vote for Nader wasn't a vote for Bush?
But this is a very important election, probably the most important in our lifetimes. It's not a time for a dammed "protest vote". There is a real difference between the candidates despite what you hear, and they will take the country in different directions. Pick one. We can do the whole thrid party thing another time, maybe in four years. NOW IS NOT THE TIME.
Edit: Oh, forgot to add....IMHO.
[edit on 8/1/2004 by Flinx]